Unformatted text preview: • Competitiveness- everyone becomes an athlete • Hyper-masculine • Surgery to correct flaws of nature- always want what you don’t have • Trying to stop aging Wann • Where do definitions of normal weight come from? • Mortality rates are not right • Medicalization of body image • If you medicalize something it makes it our fault • Medicalized = depersonalized • Double standard of weight for women • “Norm” is the male body • Women experience heart attacks differently than men • Most heart studies done on men •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course DOC 1 taught by Professor Gilson during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07